KOKO RAY ADVANCES TO THE WILD CARD ROUND
KOKO RAY NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT AS HE COMPETES IN THE WILD CARD ROUND OF THE BIG BANG SHOW NOVEMBER 4TH
St. Petersburg, FL (OCTOBER 24th, 2010) CALLING ALL KOKO RAY FANS! KoKo Ray supporters and music fans alike are encouraged to show their support for KoKo Ray Hansen during his performance at The Big Bang Show on November 4, 2010 at NOVA 535 Unique Event Space. Having won the judges pick from last month’s show KoKo Ray advances to the Wild Card Round to compete again to win the cash prize and a chance to move on to the Season Three Finale next month.
The Big Bang Show features local talent competing for a $1,000 cash prize awarded every season. Local judges headlined by Local Celebrity Fitness Guru Forbes Riley and Tampa Bay’s #1 DJ, WILD 94.1’s Alli That Girl, will share their opinions and critique each performance, but ultimately it is the audience that decides who wins! The winner of the night will walk away with a cash prize of $250 and a chance to compete in the finals for title of Season Three Champion and the grand prize.
About KoKo Ray Hansen
Ray Hansen, founder of the regionally popular band “KoKo Ray And The Soul Providers”, has mastered most woodwind instruments and also plays a number of string and percussion instruments. "The Show" has been in his blood from the very start. Ray began to study music formally at the age of six and majored in Music Education in college. He trained under some notable musicians including: Phil Woods, Gene Quill and Michael Pedicin, Jr. Additionally, Koko played the Monterey Jazz Festival for three consecutive years and has toured extensively with 'Bluesman' Willie. Koko Ray has also appeared with other acclaimed musicians including: John Lee Hooker, Clarence Clemmons, Cheap Trick, B.B. King, Albert King, Dizzie Gillespie, Otis Clay, Greg Allman, and many more. As a front man, there are few to compare with Koko Ray. Reminiscent of Roland Kirk, Ray plays both the tenor and alto saxophones simultaneously during his sets. On the flute, Koko rocks through Jethro Tull songs so like Ian Anderson, you'd swear you were listening to the original.
The Big Bang Show is held at NOVA 535 located at 535 Dr. M.L.K., Jr. St. N. in St. Petersburg, FL. Tickets are $10 in advance and may be purchased online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com. Tickets will also be available the night of the show for $15. Food and full liquor bar will be available. For more information on KoKo Ray Hansen please visit http://www.kokoray.com and follow him on any of the social media networks.